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How to buy Barclays PLC ADR stock

Learn how to easily invest in Barclays PLC ADR stock.

Barclays PLC ADR is a banks-diversified business based in the US. Barclays PLC ADR shares (BCS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Barclays PLC ADR employs 81,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $23.6 billion.

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Barclays PLC ADR stock price (NYSE: BCS)

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Barclays PLC ADR shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-01.
Latest market close$9.07
52-week range$5.89 - $11.23
50-day moving average $8.15
200-day moving average $7.72
Wall St. target price$8.71
PE ratio 6.0425
Dividend yield $0.062 (3.38%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.53

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Barclays PLC ADR price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $9.07 from 2023-02-06

1 week (2023-01-31) -2.26%
1 month (2023-01-06) 7.21%
3 months (2022-11-08) 25.28%
6 months (2022-08-08) 11.56%
1 year (2022-02-08) -20.79%
2 years (2021-02-08) 13.99%
3 years (2020-02-07) 5.59%
5 years (2018-02-07) 9.0821

Is Barclays PLC ADR stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Barclays PLC ADR stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Barclays PLC ADR's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Barclays PLC ADR's P/E ratio

Barclays PLC ADR's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Barclays PLC ADR shares trade at around 6x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Barclays PLC ADR's PEG ratio

Barclays PLC ADR's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2308. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Barclays PLC ADR's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Barclays PLC ADR financials

Revenue TTM $23.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 38.85%
Gross profit TTM $22.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.38%
Return on equity TTM 8.64%
Profit margin 24.99%
Book value $16.61
Market capitalisation $36.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Barclays PLC ADR share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 27.1% of net profits

Recently Barclays PLC ADR has paid out, on average, around 27.1% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.38% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Barclays PLC ADR shareholders could enjoy a 3.38% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Barclays PLC ADR's case, that would currently equate to about $0.062 per share.

While Barclays PLC ADR's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Barclays PLC ADR may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Barclays PLC ADR's most recent dividend payout was on 15 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Barclays PLC ADR's shares ever split?

Barclays PLC ADR's shares were split on a 1085:1000 basis on 18 September 2013. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1085 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Barclays PLC ADR shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 7.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Barclays PLC ADR shares which in turn could have impacted Barclays PLC ADR's share price.

Barclays PLC ADR share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Barclays PLC ADR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.89 up to $11.2268. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BCS.US volatility(beta: 1.29)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Barclays PLC ADR's is 1.2933. This would suggest that Barclays PLC ADR's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Barclays PLC ADR overview

Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates through Barclays UK and Barclays International divisions. It offers financial services, such as retail banking, credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management, and investment management services. The company also engages in securities dealing activities; and issues credit cards. The company was formerly known as Barclays Bank Limited and changed its name to Barclays PLC in January 1985. Barclays PLC was founded in 1690 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Barclays PLC ADR is owned by institutions?
Currently 3.534% of Barclays PLC ADR shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Barclays PLC ADR?
Latest data suggests 81,600 work at Barclays PLC ADR.
When does the fiscal year end for Barclays PLC ADR?
Barclays PLC ADR's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Barclays PLC ADR based?
Barclays PLC ADR's address is: 1 Churchill Place, London, United Kingdom, E14 5HP
What is Barclays PLC ADR's ISIN number?
Barclays PLC ADR's international securities identification number is: US06738E2046
What is Barclays PLC ADR's CUSIP number?
Barclays PLC ADR's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 06738E204

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